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Stevens, 50, wins his 9th classic

BALTIMORE – Although no one really keeps track of such things, Gary Stevens had no problem making the assessment with complete conviction. “I guarantee I’m the first grandfather winner of a Triple...

DATE: May 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bobcats going back to Hornets?

The Charlotte Bobcats might be short on history, but they could revive the city’s basketball past. CBSSports.com reported Friday the Bobcats actively are trying to change the franchise’s name back...

DATE: May 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chatwood good second time around in Colo.

DENVER – Tyler Chatwood crossed up catcher Wilin Rosario, throwing a curve instead of a fastball, and it skipped past his catcher and bounced to the backstop. Buster Posey raced from second to...

DATE: May 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Oxbow hits bull’s-eye at Preakness

BALTIMORE A pair of not so over-the-hill Hall of Famers pulled off a huge upset in the Preakness and ended any hopes of a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes. Thanks to Oxbow’s wire-to-wire...

DATE: May 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yankees acquire Brignac from Rockies for cash

NEW YORK – The New York Yankees acquired infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash, adding a left-handed bat to the group of backups filling in for the team’s injured stars. “He...

DATE: May 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Throw your hats for Sid ‘the Kid’ Crosby

PITTSBURGH Sidney Crosby had his second career playoff hat trick, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals....

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

He’ll be back

NEW YORK – Jurgen Klinsmann envisions Landon Donovan returning to the U.S. national team. He’s just not sure when. Back with the Los Angeles Galaxy following a four-month sabbatical, Donovan was...

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manning insures his Denver deal

The Denver Broncos added an insurance clause to quarterback Peyton Manning’s contract as protection in case Manning could not play in 2014. The Broncos submitted the contract with revised language...

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who’s your No. 1?

In some draft classes, there is a clear cut top overall pick. Nobody was going to leapfrog LeBron James in the 2003 NBA draft or climb ahead of Blake Griffin in the 2009 NBA draft. Even as...

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Playful at Pimlico, Orb is ready for the Preakness

BALTIMORE – Everything’s a go for Orb. The Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before the Preakness, making faces for photographers between nibbles of grass outside his stall at...

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Edwards on pole for the All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. – Carl Edwards captured the pole for the Sprint Cup All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, paying tribute to the late Dick Trickle along the way. Edwards, the 2011 winner in the...

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USADA ‘frustrated’ in UCI’s lack of action

BRUSSELS – The head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency criticized cycling’s governing body for failing to take decisive action to clean up the sport since the Lance Armstrong doping scandal....

DATE: May 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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